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    Sale 2767

    Catalogue I. Dutch and Foreign Silver, Objects of Vertu and Judaica. Catalogue II The Wttewaall Silver Collection

    10 December 2007, Amsterdam

  • Lot 253

    A fine dutch silver and mother-of-pearl snuff-box

    MAKER'S MARK ONLY OF PETER JOHAN NICOLAAS KRUSEMAN, LEEUWARDEN, CIRCA 1790

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A fine dutch silver and mother-of-pearl snuff-box
    Maker's mark only of Peter Johan Nicolaas Kruseman, Leeuwarden, circa 1790
    Octagonal, the mother-of-pearl base engraved with flowers and centred by love birds, plain silver sides with moulded reeded rims, the hinged cover with scroll thumbpiece and set with carved mother-of-pearl plaque with hunter returning with his game and his two dogs in landscape with bridge and church in the background, marked on body
    7.5 cm. long


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    Provenance

    B.W.G. Wttewaall collection (inventory no. D579).


    Literature

    B.W.G. Wttewaall, Nederlands Klein Zilver, Abcoude, 2003, p. 274, ill. 852.